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Greece Forms Parliamentary Committee to Investigate Novartis Kickback Accusations

March 8, 2018

The Greek parliament formed a committee to investigate allegations 10 politicians accepted bribes from Novartis.

According to the allegations, doctors and public officials accepted kickbacks from the Swiss drugmaker. The committee of 21 lawmakers will conduct a month-long investigation into the allegations.

Novartis has paid out hundreds of millions of dollars over similar allegations in the U.S., China and South Korea.

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